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Ethernet cable question

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Hi guys

i have a question about Ethernet cables I would like some help with.

i currently have my pc and PS4 hooked up using cat5e, would I see after speeds using cat 6 or 7. At the moment I'm getting close to 150mbps download and 25 download.

didnt know if i should switch especially the PS4 over to a cat 6 or 7

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The Cat 6 cable will be a better quality cable, but unless you're expecting to be getting better than Gigabit speeds in the near future, just stick with the Cat5e for now--that's all you need. With that said, if I were buying a NEW house and wanted to future proof it, I will spend the extra cash and do 6 or 6A. OK, fine, I would run fiber optics through my walls, lol. 

 

I wired my whole house in 5e shortly after moving in and I so far I am happy. 

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